Archive for 2011

Fate/Zero – “The Forbidden Banquet of Insanity” – Episode 13 Recap

by on December 28, 2011
Ryunosuke and Caster return to their hideout and find it in ruin thanks to Rider. Ryunosuke immediately breaks down and begins to cry, asking who would ruin his and Caster’s “artwork.” This leads to a conversation between the two about God’s existence, with Ryunosuke stating that God must exist and that he loves humans. He […]

PR: Los Angeles Red Carpet Premiere of "Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos" on Jan 20, 2012

by Ed Liuon December 27, 2011
FUNimation Entertainment in conjunction with Aniplex Inc. and Eleven Arts Inc. announces Los Angeles Red Carpet Premiere of its release of “Fullmetal Alchemist:The Sacred Star of Milos” on Friday January 20, 2012 at 8:00pm. FLOWER MOUND, TX- (12/26/11) FUNimation Entertainment in conjunction with Aniplex Inc. and Eleven Arts Inc. announced that its animated feature film […]

Disney’s "Frozen," Formerly Known as "The Snow Queen," Rumored for Release in 2013

by on December 27, 2011
Bleeding Cool and Slashfilm are both reporting that Disney’s upcoming animated film, Frozen, set to be released on November 27, 2013, is actually the previously canceled adaptation of The Snow Queen, based on the story by Hans Christian Anderson. Originally planned as a hand drawn musical, the project has been shelved several times during the […]

"Frosty’s Winter Wonderland: Deluxe Remastered Edition" Leaves Me Cold

by on December 26, 2011
Frosty the Snowman is one of Rankin-Bass’s most enduring and successful Christmas specials, so it’s not surprising that someone saw fit to make a sequel. In fact, it happened twice: Frosty’s Winter Wonderland was released by Rankin-Bass in 1976, while CBS produced another special, Frosty Returns, in 1992, without the collaboration of Rankin-Bass. What is […]

PR: "Happiness Is…Peanuts: Friends Forever" Coming to DVD on December 27, 2011

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2011
STORIES OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP ARE CAPTURED ON WARNER HOME VIDEO’S HAPPINESS IS…PEANUTS™: FRIENDS FOREVER A NEW COMPILATION FEATURING CLASSIC PEANUTS TV PROGRAMS AVAILABLE DECEMBER 27, 2011 Release Includes the 1968 Emmy® Nominated Television Special You’re in Love, Charlie Brown BURBANK, CA (December 23, 2011) – Charlie Brown’s hilarious and heartbreaking attempts to meet his […]

Wall Street Disappointment in DreamWorks Animation Receipts for "Kung Fu Panda 2" DVD and "Puss in Boots" Box Office

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2011
Wall Street analyst Richard Greenfield of BTIG has lowered his expectations for DreamWorks Animation due to lower-than-expected home video sales for Kung Fu Panda 2 and box office receipts for Puss in Boots. Despite heavy promotion and a release date historically strong for top-tier DVD sales, Kung Fu Panda 2 has not topped sales charts, […]

New Holiday-Themed "What Would Archer Do?" Videos Released

by Ed Liuon December 23, 2011
FX has released four new “What Would Archer Do?” promotional videos to celebrate the holidays and publicize the Archer season 3 premiere on January 19, 2012: Archer Season 2 will be released on DVD and Blu-ray disc next Tuesday, December 27, 2011, with the season 3 premiere hitting on January 19, 2012.

"T’was the Night Before Christmas": Spirit Trumps Intellect

by Todd DuBoison December 23, 2011
Rankin/Bass’ 1974 holiday special T’was the Night Before Christmas has got the characteristic charm present in much of the studio’s other work, though this loose take on Clement Moore’s famous poem is about as simple as it gets. Whereas many Christmas specials tell a tale relating to an iconic figure or focus on the virtues […]

"Winnie the Pooh" News: New TV Series, Don Hall on New Movie, SciAm on Multitasking

by Ed Liuon December 22, 2011
* Animation Magazine is reporting that Disney has greenlit a new Winnie the Pooh series to be produced by Welsh animation house Boomerang and Italy’s Maga. The series will mix live-action segments with “book-style motion” animation sequences, and is slated to debut in January on the Disney Channel in 21 countries. * The Hollywood Reporter […]